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From TheJournal.ie Almost half in online survey say they will spend less this Christmas Retail

Almost half in online survey say they will spend less this Christmas

The Carat Ireland survey finds that consumers will cut spending on a year ago – with only 4 per cent planning to splash more than in 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Irish consumers will be highest spenders in Europe this Christmas Christmas

Irish consumers will be highest spenders in Europe this Christmas

Two thirds of Irish consumers also say they will focus on supporting the local economy this festive season.

From TheJournal.ie Carers 'heavily stressed' says online survey Society

Carers 'heavily stressed' says online survey

Half of carers in survey suffer from illnesses and socialising or holidays are an infrequent, sometimes rare, occurrence.

From TheJournal.ie Immigrants should have right to vote, say half of TDs surveyed Immigration

Immigrants should have right to vote, say half of TDs surveyed

There was also an increase in TDs who said that racial incidents are more prevalent since the economic downturn than when asked last year.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you assist in an emergency situation? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you assist in an emergency situation?

Study from NUI Maynooth says 95 per cent of people they surveyed wouldn’t assist in an emergency, mainly out of fear of being sued or lack of practice in first-aid. Would you help out?

From TheJournal.ie More than half of Irish companies ignore workers' birthdays - survey Party Poopers

More than half of Irish companies ignore workers' birthdays - survey

In a shock revelation the survey also showed employees would love a day off as a birthday gesture from their bosses.

From TheJournal.ie Report shows increase in use of sedatives and anti-depressants Drugs

Report shows increase in use of sedatives and anti-depressants

Women and older adults are more likely to use these substances, the latest National Drug Prevalence Survey revealed.

From TheJournal.ie Forgetful taxi customers leave phones, keys and even shoes behind Featherheads

Forgetful taxi customers leave phones, keys and even shoes behind

A new survey also revealed 55 per cent of people like their drivers to have the chats with them on topics like the economy, sports and politics.

From TheJournal.ie Discrimination experienced by 79 per cent of people with depression Discrimination

Discrimination experienced by 79 per cent of people with depression

The survey showed 34 per cent believe they had been avoided or shunned because of their mental health problems.

From TheJournal.ie 1 in 3 drivers 'expect' aggression or intimidation on Irish roads Road Rage

1 in 3 drivers 'expect' aggression or intimidation on Irish roads

A survey on motorists says that 13 per cent of them have gotten out of their car to confront another driver.

From TheJournal.ie Older people optimistic about ageing, but "fear becoming a burden" Older People

Older people optimistic about ageing, but "fear becoming a burden"

The report was launched by broadcasting legend Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh, who said that “getting older doesn’t have to mean losing your health.”

From TheJournal.ie "It's a pensions time bomb" - 1 in 5 people stop contributing to their pension Survey

"It's a pensions time bomb" - 1 in 5 people stop contributing to their pension

More than two thirds of people surveyed have a pension – but many are finding it too difficult to keep up with monthly financial commitments.

From TheJournal.ie Average European believes robot housework still over 20 years away I Robot

Average European believes robot housework still over 20 years away

A new EU-wide survey reveals that Irish people are also among the least interested in scientific and technological discovery.

From TheJournal.ie 42 per cent of Irish adults "are missing teeth" Teeth

42 per cent of Irish adults "are missing teeth"

Plus, more than half of Irish adults surveyed said that the biggest barrier to visiting the dentist is the cost.

From TheJournal.ie Plain cigarette packets less appealing to female smokers - study Cigarette Branding

Plain cigarette packets less appealing to female smokers - study

A new study has shown that cigarette packaging has a direct impact on the choices of female smokers.

From TheJournal.ie 6 things we learned today about how we watch telly Telly

6 things we learned today about how we watch telly

Plus, why do most of us now use social media while watching our favourite shows?

From TheJournal.ie Almost all parents want children to go to college but many can't pay for it Third Level

Almost all parents want children to go to college but many can't pay for it

Survey finds 99 per cent of parents want to send their child to a third level institution but almost half have no funding in place to pay for it.

From TheJournal.ie Almost half of Irish men under 30 claim they're losing their hair - survey Going Bald

Almost half of Irish men under 30 claim they're losing their hair - survey

Survey finds that many find their confidence is affected by losing their hair.

From TheJournal.ie One in two has friend who left Ireland since 2007 – survey Emigration

One in two has friend who left Ireland since 2007 – survey

Meanwhile, half of respondents to Sponge It survey say they think Ireland will be out of recession by 2016.

From TheJournal.ie Over half of maths teachers believe Project Maths will not improve results Education

Over half of maths teachers believe Project Maths will not improve results

The Teacher’s Union of Ireland said the programme should be further rolled out and tested before a real judgement can be made.

From TheJournal.ie Big drop in number of Irish people who describe themselves as religious Well Holy God

Big drop in number of Irish people who describe themselves as religious

Less than half of the Irish population say that they are religious.

From TheJournal.ie Two out of three workers do unpaid overtime to cover workload - survey Working

Two out of three workers do unpaid overtime to cover workload - survey

Workers clocking up more than an hour on average in unpaid overtime each month.

From TheJournal.ie Sick pay proposal will affect childcare service provision - survey Childcare

Sick pay proposal will affect childcare service provision - survey

Preschool and creche operators say they cannot afford to cover the cost of Minister Burton’s proposal.

From TheJournal.ie Nearly half believe it acceptable to slap a child - survey Slapping This post contains a poll

Nearly half believe it acceptable to slap a child - survey

A Newstalk Nation survey finds that 49 per cent of people believe it is acceptable to slap a child under certain circumstances.

From TheJournal.ie Gold diggers: Positive results for gold in Wicklow and Wexford Goldmine

Gold diggers: Positive results for gold in Wicklow and Wexford

A survey in the region revealed we may soon be rolling in it…

From TheJournal.ie Sex? Yes please, we're Irish Sex

Sex? Yes please, we're Irish

New survey says that Irish people are having more sex compared to last year – but nearly 16 per cent surveyed were unfaithful.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: When did you have your first drink? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: When did you have your first drink?

A survey has revealed that half of students began drinking alcohol before they were 15. We’re asking what age you were when you first had a drink (if you’ve ever had a drink)…

From TheJournal.ie One in five children exposed to dangerous content on Internet Kids Online

One in five children exposed to dangerous content on Internet

Children have unknowingly come across information which promotes anorexia and suicide techniques.

From TheJournal.ie Survey finds most people check Facebook or Twitter while on holiday Holidays This post contains a poll

Survey finds most people check Facebook or Twitter while on holiday

A survey of just over 200 Irish holidaymakers has found almost all of them check their social networking profiles why away from home. Do you?

From TheJournal.ie Know-it-alls, working naked and bad excuses: survey reveals workplace habits Workplace

Know-it-alls, working naked and bad excuses: survey reveals workplace habits

A survey of American office workers has revealed the use of excuses such as it being Elvis’ birthday and stumbling upon the love of their life for being late for work as well as other interesting findings.

From TheJournal.ie People affected by rare diseases asked to have their say on new plan Survey

People affected by rare diseases asked to have their say on new plan

The government is looking for consultations up until 13 July from anyone affected by rare diseases.

From TheJournal.ie Public invited to have its say on bus contracts Transport

Public invited to have its say on bus contracts

The National Transport Authority is looking for the opinions of the public as it prepares to roll out its next round of bus contracts.

From TheJournal.ie Child benefit payments only cover 11 per cent of costs in some cases Child Benefit

Child benefit payments only cover 11 per cent of costs in some cases

A new survey shows the cost of raising children is at its highest during infancy and then again when they are in secondary school.

From The42 What recession? One in four going to Euros will shell out over €3,000 COYBIG

What recession? One in four going to Euros will shell out over €3,000

The results of a survey suggest the credit unions and piggy banks are being hit hard ahead of next week’s tournament.

From TheJournal.ie Head in the clouds: Almost half of firms confused by term 'cloud computing' Yer Wha

Head in the clouds: Almost half of firms confused by term 'cloud computing'

Irish firms are adopting cloud computing without even realising it according to a survey.

From TheJournal.ie Where everybody knows your name: pub goers want better jacks and Wi-Fi on tap Cheers

Where everybody knows your name: pub goers want better jacks and Wi-Fi on tap

A new study reveals what people are looking for from their local…

From TheJournal.ie Only 15 per cent of firms are in growth mode - survey Firms

Only 15 per cent of firms are in growth mode - survey

An all-island survey found that 46 per cent half of Irish businesses are currently experiencing contraction, fighting for survival, or are in the process of winding up.

From TheJournal.ie Sports sponsorship by alcohol brands to be phased out Alcohol

Sports sponsorship by alcohol brands to be phased out

The move has been welcomed by TD Charlie McConalogue, who said that one one night in Donegal, 26 young people were taken to the Emergency Department with alcohol poisoning.

From The42 15% 'unaware' of the European Championships Survey

15% 'unaware' of the European Championships

A survey of the Irish public’s Euro 2012 knowledge has turned up a couple of surprises, not least of which being the refusal of a significant minority to acknowledge the tournament’s existence. Who are these people?

From TheJournal.ie 2,700 texts per person sent in Ireland Statistics This post contains images

2,700 texts per person sent in Ireland

Latest Eurostat yearbook shows how we compare to our EU neighbours across a range of issues from household expenses to marriage and divorce.